Testing the Cloud
Cloud Computing presents tangible benefits to businesses. These can be both immediate and vast ranging, from reductions in cost of ownership to location independence. However along with these potential benefits comes a new set of concerns; security, privacy, availability, performance and integrity. Suitable testing must be at the core of any Cloud solution to ensure the delivery of a safe, integrated solution which meets the needs of the business it is to serve. The purpose of this paper is to understand the benefits and concerns of a Cloud Computing solution and how suitable testing can aid in realizing the full potential of the investment.